Slow-Cooker Short Ribs in Red Wine

Make ribs the easy, no-fuss way in your slow cooker with a delicious tomato-wine sauce.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 7 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
3
lb bone-in beef short ribs
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons tomato paste
1/2
cup red wine or Progresso® beef flavored broth
1/2
cup Progresso® beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add short ribs; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place tomatoes, onion and tomato paste; stir. Add ribs, wine, broth and Worcestershire sauce.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 4 Remove ribs and bones from cooker; cover ribs to keep warm. Discard bones. Spoon off any fat from mixture in cooker. In small bowl, mix water and cornstarch; stir into mixture in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes longer or until sauce is thickened. Serve over ribs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    490mg
    490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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